16 Checks In

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About KMTR TV Mid-cycle spotting Mid-cycle spotting
Ovulation refers to the time of your cycle that the egg is released from the ovum. This is the only time of the month you can become pregnant. Knowing when you ovulate can help you prevent or achieve pregnancy.
About KMTR TV Behavior modification
Behavior modification is the adoption of new habits in order to reach a certain goal, such as weight loss. Some behavioral techniques focus on helping you become more aware of what you eat.
About KMTR TV Dyslexia
Dyslexia (dis-LEKS-ee-uh) is a learning disability, not a disease, that's characterized by problems in expressing or receiving spoken or written language.
About KMTR TV Male breast reduction
Enlarged male breasts are the sign of a relatively common condition known as gynecomastia (guy-neh-co-MAST-ee-ah). The condition may be brought on by obesity, anabolic steroids (ann-uh-BALL-ick STAIR-oids), hormonal imbalances, or heavy use of alcohol or marijuana.
About KMTR TV Hints for quick beauty
Whether you're trying to remove the evidence of a late night or just want to simplify your beauty routine, there are many quick tricks you can use.
About KMTR TV Cleansing your skin
Proper cleansing can help skin look its best, but you don't need to go overboard. For most people, washing the face twice a day with mild soap and water is sufficient. Those with oily or dry skin may want to choose a bar soap or liquid cleanser that's formulated for their skin type.

About 16 Checks In

16 Checks In is a simple reminder that a regular breast self-exam is an important step for the early detection of breast cancer.

Here's how it works:

  • Find A Buddy
  • Choose a family member, friend or coworker
  • Mark Your Calendar
  • On the 16th of each month, mark your calendar as a reminder.
  • Call Your Buddy
  • Remind each other to do your breast self-exam.
  • If you find a lump, call your physician.
  • If you're a woman over 40, regular self-exams should be augmented with annual mammograms. If it's time for yours, make an appointment today.

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. It is the most common cancer in women in the U.S. If breast cancer is detected and treated before it spreads to the lymph nodes and other parts of the body, the chance of a cure is greater than 85%. Know the warning signs of breast cancer and the guidelines for breast health.